Boorowa, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic (10267)

Year Built: 1865

Denomination: Roman Catholic

Saint: Patrick

Address: Queen Street, Boorowa, New South Wales, 2586

Last Updated: 05/01/2021

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History and Architecture:

The church was established in 1865 and construction of the current church was completed in 1877. The first Mass was conducted in fact iin 1837 by Father Brennan from Yass. Its a Gothic church of blue granite and sandstone both locally quarried. Its 35m in length by 19m wide with ceiling and rafters made from stained timber. The roof is tiled.

An uncompleted bell tower with a bell of 3 tons was cast in 1891 by Byrnes Fountain Head Bell Foundry, Dublin.

Clergy:

This list may not contain every serving cleric, past or present, for this church.
Further submissions welcomed.

Years Name Annotation D.o.B D.o.D
1863 - 1865 Fr J. Cooke
1865 - 1867 Fr JJ. Hanley
- Fr O'Neill
1867 - 1868 Fr J. Raffan
1868 - 1869 Fr J. Finnagan
- Fr P. Riorden
- Fr Duigan
1869 - 1871 Fr W. O'Brien
1871 - 1872 Fr Keakin
- Fr J. O'Connor
1872 - 1874 Fr J. Dunne
1874 - 1877 Fr McGrath
- Fr O'Keefe
1877 - 1878 Fr T. Long
1878 - 1884 Fr Dyer
- Fr Fallon
1884 - 1885 Fr A. Walsh
1885 - 1887 Fr Berringham
1887 - 1888 Fr O'Shaughessey
1888 - 1889 Fr Fogarty
1889 - 1891 Fr Hannahan
1891 - 1892 Fr Birmingham
1892 - 1894 Fr Magee
- Fr Hayes
1894 - 1895 Fr McAlroy
- Fr Henry
1895 - 1896 Fr O'Dwyer
1896 - 1897 Fr Kennedy
1897 - 1899 Fr P. O'Leary
1899 - 1901 Fr Cleary
1901 - 1905 Fr E. Laide
1905 - 1906 Fr O'Reilly
1906 - 1907 Fr Sharkey
1907 - 1910 Fr J. Fogarty
1910 - 1912 Fr E. Sheeahn
1912 - 1913 Fr Hennessy
- Fr T. O'Connor
1913 - 1924 Fr P. Reidy
- Fr CC. Jergen
1914 - 1921 Fr J. Bailey
1921 - 1924 Fr Lehane
1924 - 1925 Fr P. Donelly
1925 - 1926 Fr O'Connor
1926 - 1929 Fr Bugler
1929 - 1938 Fr J. McDowell
1938 - 1941 Fr Edwards
- Fr Landers
1941 - 1942 Fr M. Crowe
1942 - 1945 Fr J.J. Morrison
1945 - 1946 Fr McDonagah
1946 - 1950 Fr Coffee
- Fr Cusack
- Fr M. O'Brien
1950 - 1951 Fr Greene
- Fr Riorden
1951 - 1953 Fr P. Maloney
- Fr Masey
1953 - 1954 Fr Dynlae
1954 - 1955 Fr L. Reynolds
1955 - 1956 Fr J. Bracken
1956 - 1959 Fr J. O'Connor
1959 - 1960 Fr M. O'Shea
1960 - 1963 Fr Drinkwater
1963 - 1967 Fr C. Gleeson
1967 - 1969 Fr J. Daley
1969 - 1970 Fr P. Murphy
1970 - 1973 Fr D. Mahon
1973 - 1975 Fr J.J. Cummins
1975 - 1976 Fr A. Havas
1976 - 1979 Fr D.D. Nickle
1979 - 1992 Fr P. Buckley
- Fr P. Gannon
- Fr P. Maloney
1992 - 1996 Fr P. Bateman
1996 - 1997 Fr P. Stack
1997 - 2004 Fr G. Beath
2017 - Fr Tom Thornton

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Contributions:

John Huth supplied list of Clergy and two internal photos

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